The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 May 1867

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p.2 A Detroit Story - sch. Belle City suspected of being Fenian craft. [Det. Post]

-Marine Items - Inwards, Outwards.

-The Grecian - raised by using steam pump.

-Imports - 25,27.

p.3 The Wisconsin Disaster - The steamer Watertown paid another visit on Sunday last to the wreck of the Wisconsin on Grenadier Island, and brought away 2 more bodies, making seventeen in all that have been recovered. One was that of a woman, the other of a son of Mr. Creed, who lost four of his family through the disaster. They were landed at Cape Vincent to be interred with the remains of the other unfortunates. A party is still searching for the bodies not yet recovered, among which are those of the 1st and 2nd engineers and the first mate. The Watertown also brought from the wreck a quantity of iron and machinery found on board the Wisconsin.

-Accident With Powder - to son of Engineer Taylor, of Kingston.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 May 1867